Full Time Native Inmate Liaison Officer

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Ne-Chee Friendship Centre is hiring a Full Time Native Inmate Liaison Officer! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Employer Name: Ne-Chee Friendship Centre
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 3X3
Application Deadline: December 7th, 2021
Email: OfficeAdmin@nechee.org
Hours of Work: Full-Time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, together with the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, the Native Inmate Liaison Officers work primarily on-site at the Kenora District Jail to address the needs of Indigenous inmates

Responsibilities

  • To act as a liaison to facilitate communication between Indigenous inmates, their families, institutional staff & other community resources
  • Develop, organize, and coordinate regular cultural, social & spiritual programming and activities
  • To act as a resource with the admission and release of Indigenous inmates
  • Establish active community involvement and participation of volunteers in institution programs
  • Prepare and submit regular reports pertaining to program activities and clients
  • Coordinate and facilitate individual and/or group counselling to Indigenous inmates
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Experience working in correctional or justice setting is an asset
  • Previous experience working in an Indigenous organization or community
  • Working knowledge of Indigenous culture, customs & practices
  • Positive attitude & demonstrated capacity to act as a healthy lifestyle role model
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written
  • Ability to speak Ojibway, Cree or Oji-Cree is a definite asset
  • Computer literacy skills are essential
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is preferred
  • Must possess current First Aid / CPR certification or able to be certified
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please submit your resume along with a cover letter to:

Ne-Chee Friendship Centre
P.O. Box 241, 326 2nd Street South, Kenora, ON P9N 3X3
Fax: (807) 468-5340
E-Mail: OfficeAdmin@nechee.org

We wish to thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be acknowledged.

* A Current Vulnerable Persons Check will be required upon offer of employment
**References will be required if contacted for an interview

Comprehensive benefit package including a pension plan

 

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